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3-1 Tibet, reaching the sky: Episode 3 - Part 1 Tibetan joss stick making

07-23-2010 17:27 BJT

Incense making: an ancient craft in Tibet

Tibetan joss sticks are an essential for Tibetan people worshiping the Buddha, driving out evil spirits and holding religious activities. The smell of the sticks is soft, unique, fragrant and lasting. Tibetan joss stick culture also brought the sticks many fantastic and mysterious legends.

Stick makers always pay great attention to the raw material of the sticks when making them, and their handicrafts are unique and outstanding. According to some the smoke of the sticks can drive out evil spirits, improve people's metabolism, strengthen people's immunity and rest and relax people's minds, and they can also clean and sterilize the air. If you put the sticks in a closet, they can not only make the clothes smell good but also sterilize clothes and expel worms. Some Tibetan joss sticks that contain special ingredients can even prevent and cure infectious and epidemic diseases.

Tibetan joss sticks are an essential for Tibetan people worshiping the Buddha, driving out evil spirits and holding religious activities.

Editor:James |Source: CNTV

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